By Jessica Mathews /

A former manager is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a local restaurant.

24-year-old Alec Atwood of Fenton is charged with one count of embezzling between $20,000 and $50,000 from Gus's Carryout in Hartland Township.

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Atwood was the former manager and is alleged to have embezzled approximately $25,000 from the restaurant.

Atwood is no longer employed by the business. The alleged embezzlement took place between 2019 and 2021.

Court dates are pending.